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Product Engineer

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Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Keller, TX, US, 76248

Company: Corning

Requisition Number: 50951


Corning is one of the world’s leading innovators in materials science. For more than 160 years, Corning has applied its unparalleled expertise in specialty glass, ceramics, and optical physics to develop products that have created new industries and transformed people’s lives.

Corning succeeds through sustained investment in R&D, a unique combination of material and process innovation, and close collaboration with customers to solve tough technology challenges.

Our Optical Communications segment has recently evolved from being a manufacturer of optical fiber and cable, hardware and equipment to being a comprehensive provider of industry-leading optical solutions across the broader communications industry.This segment is classified into two main product groupings – carrier network and enterprise network. The carrier network product group consists primarily of products and solutions for optical-based communications infrastructure for services such as video, data and voice communications. The enterprise network product group consists primarily of optical-based communication networks sold to businesses, governments and individuals for their own use.


Purpose of Position:

  • Functions as a technical resource and design owner of assigned product lines. Responsible for ensuring fit/form/function of existing and new products.
  • Responsible to participate on teams to resolve performance and customer related issues; propose product enhancements, opportunities for standardizations, and cost reductions.
  • Supports project execution between development and plant manufacturing as an impartial 3rd party with the expertise to balance risks between business demands and product assurance.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Clarify, understand, and document customer requirements, product specifications and product application.
  • Ensure Fit, Form, Function through appropriate qualification test plans, design control and change approval while balancing speed to market and profitability.
  • Quickly and effectively respond to customer and commercial requests for rapid product changes.
  • Drive technically rigorous root cause analysis for product integrity issues.
  • Support and validate cost reduction opportunities through product lifecycle.
  • Evolve product performance to meet competitive pressure and industry trends
  • Standardize product specifications, materials, and components.

Required Education: Bachelor's degree in Engineering 
Required Work Experience: 

  • Minimum of 3 years' experience in development, product, or process engineering
  • Minimum 2 years in similar role (engineer)


Required Skills: 

  • Organization, time management, and planning skills, with ability to handle changing priorities
  • Proficient use of English language, able to clearly present technical concepts, written and verbally
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office applications - Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of KT method including problem solving
  • Statistics

Desired Skills: 

  • Capable of performing data analysis using MS excel (SPC), or Minitab software
  • Product troubleshooting, repair or failure mode analysis
  • Work experience in a manufacturing facility
  • Cost estimating or analysis

Soft Skills: 

  • Must be a self-starter, able to work in team environment and motivate others
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills to be able to build relationships and participate in  diverse teams within cross-functional groups and international locations


This role does not support immigration sponsorship. 


We prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, gender, age, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.


We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth